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From the Old English Wintanceastre.

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  1. A city and the county town of Hampshire, England; or any of the towns named after it.
  2. A habitational surname​.


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Winchester (plural Winchesters)

  1. A Winchester rifle, typically a lever-action repeater.
    • H. Rider Haggard, King Solomon's Mines
      "Give me my express," I said, laying down the Winchester, and he handed it to me cocked.
    • 2008, James M. Smallwood, The Feud That Wasn't (page 167)
      Almost simultaneously Jim Taylor and Kit Hunter shot at each other with Winchesters.
  2. A bottle holding a Winchester quart.
  3. (computing, dated) A hard disk.
    • 1984, PC Mag (volume 3, number 2, 7 February 1984, page 234)
      And besides, Winchesters of the nonremovable sort work fine—why bother complicating things with cartridges []

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